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Bibil Identifier bibil:222593
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Jerusalem Collection as Κοινωνία: Paul's Global Politics of Socio-Economic Equality and Solidarity
Author Ogereau, Julien M.
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 360-378 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article endeavours to look at the Jerusalem collection from a fresh perspective by examining the language of κοινωνία Paul employs to describe the project in Romans 15.26 and in 2 Corinthians 8.4 and 9.13. After adducing oft-neglected literary and documentary evidence, this essay argues that Paul's audience must have understood κοινωνία to bear significant political and socio-economic implications. This article concludes that the collection was aimed at establishing a new order of socio-economic equality and solidarity among the emergent Christ-believing communities, at both a local and global level, and across socio-cultural and ethnic divides.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688512000033
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Sociology
Pericopes Romans 15,26
2 Corinthians 8,4
2 Corinthians 9,13
Terms κοινωνία κοινωνια
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